Unarmed protesters stood firmly against Mswati soldiers here in Manzini telling them to shoot. This was during a protest by public transport employees that brought Manzini into a standstill on Wednesday. In the midst of the protest, a truck with armed soldiers arrived and the protesters told the army to shoot them.
Colani Maseko, the influential President of the Swaziland National Union of Students(SNUS) has advised King Mswati to vacate the Throne immediately, saying his days in power are numbered. Speaking to this Swaziland News online radio on Thursday, the Student Union President said they were preparing to implement a programme of action that would completely make eSwatini ungovernable until Mswati was toppled.
Colani Maseko, the President of the Swaziland National Union of Students(SNUS) said the struggle for democracy should not only be about the delivery of petitions but protesters must organize themselves and invade Ludzidzini to seize power from Mswati. Speaking during the delivery of a petition at the United States Embassy on Friday, the Students Union President said he was aware that there were people who thought they were failing to come out clear about the future of the Monarchy under a democratic government.
Whenever a citizen is killed by the State, there would be denials and endless investigations by the government but those who burn structures are easily identified, these are political tactics of a falling regime. Perhaps, it is time the people of this country intensified the calls for democratic reforms and remove this illegitimate government that prioritizes structures over the lives of those who were killed by the police and Mswati’s soldiers.
Government Spokesperson Sabelo Dlamini has pleaded with Ligwalagwala FM to ignore news published by the Swaziland News. Responding to questions live on air on Wednesday evening about an article published by this publication where it was alleged that King Mswati security officers were raping women as punishment for breaking a curfew, the Government Spokesperson said the allegations were far from being the truth and warned against articles published by what he described as ‘ematsabelangoti’.
Eswatini Human Rights lawyers yesterday approached the High Court for the immediate restoration of the internet, withdrawal of the deployment of the Umbutfo Eswatini Defence Force troops in civilian population, the immediate suspension of the curfew and the withdrawal of the Deputy Prime Minister from the position of acting Prime Minister.
Sabelo Dlamini a radio DJ from Nhlazatshe Local radio station was having a small talk show with Daveyton people at maphuphweni centre last night. Sabelo Dlamini said the reason he is doing the small talk show with people it's because he want people to know the benefits of sleeping with someone's spouse. Sabelo Dlamini said point number 1 the benefit of sleeping with someone spouse is collecting curses that they were not ment to come to you and destroy your life. Point number 2 Sabelo Dlamini said the benefit
Julius Malema, the Commander-in Chief of the Economic Freedom Fighters(EFF) has urged Swazis to intensify the struggle for democracy and overthrow King Mswati. Speaking during the EFF’s 8th Anniversary celebration, the Commander in-Chief said as a political organization, they remained in solidarity with the people of eSwatini, he further commended the good work of EEF Swaziland in intensifying the struggle for democracy.
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The US Embassy has condemned the arrest of Mduduzi Bacede Mabuza and Mthandeni Dube, the two Members of Parliament that are calling for democratic reforms. In a public statement, the US Embassy said the people of eSwatini have a Constitutional right to be heard through their own freely chosen representatives in Parliament.
Mbongwa Dlamini, the President of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers(SNAT) said contract teachers had not received their salaries since the beginning of the year with schools facing a shortage of educators across the country. As a result, the SNAT President said members of the General Council will march to the Acting Prime Minister office tomorrow to deliver a petition demanding the payment of the salaries and the employment of teachers.
The Government of Eswatini released a Media Statements clearing the air regarding the alleged run-off of the ESwatini King III to South Africa or elsewhere. In accordance to the Government State released on Tuesday, it was confirmed that the King had not left the ESwatini as claimed by a number of media houses .
Lomahasha MP urges citizens to persuade their Parliament representatives to support a motion to oust
Ndumiso Masimula, the Lomahasha Member of Parliament (MP) has urged emaSwati to encourage their MPs in their various Tinkhundla Centres to vote for the amendment of the Constitution in Parliament. Speaking here at Lomahasha during the funeral of Mcolisi ‘Sigubhu’ Nyoni, one of the two residents who were gunned down by a police officer for criticising King Mswati, the MP said change was near and they only needed a majority vote in Parliament in order to amend the Constitution.
Demonstrators in Eswatini took to the streets overnight to demand reforms to its system of absolute monarchy , some of them burning cars and shops , local media reported on Tuesday. Government spokesman Sabelo Dlamini denied some media reports that king Mswati iii had fled the violence to neighbouring south African.
King Mswati allegedly manipulated the judiciary and the police once again to prevent a Parliament motion meant to oust him from politics. This was revealed by arrested pro-democracy Member of Parliament(MP) Mduduzi Bacede Mabuza when addressing the media in court on Monday. Mabuza who was arrested on Sunday together with MP Mthandeni Dube was charged with terrorism under the Suppression of Terrorism Act 2008, a law that has been used against those calling for democracy in eSwatini.
Thulani Rudolf Maseko, the Chairperson of the Institute for Democracy and Leadership(IDEAL) has questioned the source of the R500million pledged by King Mswati for the Reconstruction Programme at the time when the country is facing a health crisis. In a statement sent to this Swaziland News, the IDEAL Chairperson said the King showed disregard of the proper budgetary allocation processes in announcing the R500 million amid a health crisis adding that the money would be paid by the taxpayers.
King Mswati has ordered the sitting of Parliament on Monday to legitimize his Constitutional blunder in the appointment of Cleopas Dlamini as the Prime Minister of eSwatini. Parliament sittings were suspended allegedly by King Mswati after three MPs historically challenged the King demanding democratic reforms and or an elected Prime Minister.